The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
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More Details
Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print ed., Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
619 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781410427922 (hardcover), 1410427927 (hardcover)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
1140

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 571-615).
Description
Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Skloot, R. (2010). The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-. 2010. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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